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Child Safe Volunteering Hub

Promoting Responsible and Child Safe Volunteering and Tourism in the Asia-Pacific Region

What regions do
we operate in?

Myanmar

The Pacific

What is the Child Safe Volunteering Hub?

Each Hub provides a locally focused central point to:

  • Create awareness about best practice in responsible and child safe volunteering and tourism.
  • Bring together and share knowledge, resources, tools, guidelines, events and news.
  • Prevent volunteering and tourism practices harmful to the safety and wellbeing of children, such as orphanage tourism.
  • Collaborate and link into local expertise in responsible and child safe volunteering and tourism practices and the safeguarding of children.

Who is the Child Safe Volunteering Hub for?

The hub is open to:

  • children and young people
  • individuals
  • organisations (non-government, faith based, community based)
  • residential care institutions
  • schools and universities
  • government
  • tourism/volunteer sector and operators
  • tourists and volunteers

CSV Hub Small Grants Scheme Round 2 OPEN

Round 2 of the CSV Hub Small Grants Scheme opens on 24 February 2021 closing 5pm on 30 April 2021. Please go to https://avp.smartygrants.com.au/CSV2 to submit your application. For the Grant Guidelines click on the Resources tab above.

Myanmar

A Guide for Businesses Opearting in Myanmar to Respect Human Rights

This Guide identifies three key areas for businesses to strengthen their ability to respect human rights through short and long term actions

Landmark moment as the UN calls for the end of orphanages.

On the 18 December 2019, for the first time ever, all 193 member states of the United Nations have formally recognised that orphanages don’t protect children, they harm them, and have called for the progressive elimination of institutional care globally.

For more information see: https://www.hopeandhomes.org/news-article/unga/?fbclid=IwAR2AcfuaNoEmbLZWsDd-9AcWuFnyXlAyGboTGmlxkd2QsM6F_Pk90Z-EV6s